Convention of Nikkei & Japanese Abroad


Detailed Plan - The 58th Convention of Nikkei and Japanese Abroad

October 22nd-25th, 2017

in TOKYO

The object in holding the convention is to furnish opportunities for the Japanese descendants all over the world to provide information about their countries and to discuss among themselves ways of further strengthening ties of brotherhood and solidarity while keeping in mind the significance of cultural and personal exchanges as the main theme.
It is cordially requested that as many Nikkeis and Japanese Abroad as possible will attend this convention.



■ Theme ■

Working together for TOKYO 2020!


■ Participants ■

Overseas 20 countries. About 200 participants.


■ Program ■

22nd Oct.

At HIT STUDIO TOKYO

  14:00~16:30

   3rd International Nikkei Karaoke Festival


23rd Oct.
At Kensei Kinenkan

13:00~17:00

Registration

14:00~17:00

Keynote Speech

Special Speaker is Mr. Daichi Suzuki (Commissioner of the Japan Sports Agency / Gold Medalist for 100M Backstroke, Seoul Olympics)!

17:30~19:00

Welcome Party


24th Oct.

*Choose the course A or B.


■A Course:International Symposium "Take the Opportunity for Collaboration"

10:00~17:30 (At JICA Ichigaya Building)

[Working Group Meeting Themes]

●Collaboration with the Nikkei Communities throuth Sports

●Nikkei Business Cllaboration

●What does "2020" Mean for the Nikkei Youth?



B Course:Official Tour

※Entry for Official Tour closed because participants reached the fixed number.

8:00 (Hotel Wing International Premium Tokyo Yotsuya / Kensei Kinenkan)

Kamakura (Houtokuji Temple, etc.)


17:30

After taking a rest at Hotel Wing International Premium Tokyo Yotsuya, We are going to Iikura House


■A/B Course:At Iikura House

18:30~19:30

Welcome Reception hosted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan


25th Oct.

At Kensei Kinenkan

10:00~10:45

Viewpoints of Nikkei - Current Situation of Nikkei Community and Proposal (5-minute speech)

10:45~11:25

Presentations by Nikkei Children Living in Japan

11:25~11:40

Adoption of the Conference Declaration

12:00~13:00

Luncheon hosted by Speakers of the House of Representatives and the President of the House of Councillors

※The Program is subject to partial change.


■ Transportation ■


Kensei Kinenkan

(For Registry & Ceremony)
1-1-1, Nagata-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Tel:03-3581-1651

Use subway "Yurakucho line", "Hanzomon line", or "Nanboku line". Get off at "Nagatacho" station. 5-minute-walk from the "2nd Exit". Subway "Chiyoda line" or "Marunouchi line" can be used as well. Get off at "Kokkai gijido mae" station and walk about 7 minutes from the "2nd Exit".

JICA Ichigaya Building

(For International Symposium)
10-5, Honmura-cho, Ichigaya, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
Tel:03-3269-2911

Use JR "Chuo line","Sobu line". Get off at "Ichigaya" station. About 10-minute-walk from the station. Subway "Yurakucho line","ToeiShinjyuku line"can be used as well. Walk about 10 minutes from the "A1/4 Exit". Or "Yurakucho line","Nanboku line"also can be used. About 10-minute-walk from the "6th Exit".

HIT STUDIO TOKYO

(for Karaoke festival)

Nisshin Bldg. B1F., 3-2-17, Nihonbashi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo

Tel:03-5205-3800

Use subway JR. Get off at "TOkyo" station. About 3-minute-walk from the "Yaesu North Exit". Or Subway "Ginza line" and "Tozai line" can be used as well. Get off at "Nihonbashi" station. 3-minite-walk from the "B3 Exit"


■ Organizer ■

The Association of Nikkei and Japanese Abroad
(KAIGAI NIKKEIJIN KYOKAI)